Things I’m Loving

With everything currently blowing up around me, my mindset has been frazzled and in the dumps. I've been lacking a lot of energy lately so even my workouts this week have been crappy. I can feel the meltdown flame licking at the edges. Work has piled a lot on me lately and while typically being... Continue Reading →

Run with the Marines

This past weekend was Historic Half weekend in town. The Marine Corps Half Marathon has been hosted in Fredericksburg since 2008 and brings THOUSANDS of runners and spectators to the town every year. There is a huge military presence in the surrounding area and majority of people who live here have some connection to one... Continue Reading →

April Books

April was a very busy book month and I was definitely using my time to read as a stress reliever. I read a few classics/standards for me, deep dived into a Nora Roberts trilogy, tried 2 that I was unsure of, and checked out 2 that were mentioned repeatedly on the Bad on Paper podcast.... Continue Reading →

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